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VW signals it will outsell GM in China for second straight year

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 09:34
Volkswagen forecast that its sales in China will increase 10 percent or more in 2014, signaling that it will outsell General Motors in the world's biggest auto market for a second straight year.
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AutoNation envisions quick, easy buying at digital store

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:01
When AutoNation fully rolls out its so-called digital storefront, the following scenario may not be all that far-fetched.
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Ohio man's collection of '36 Fords going to auction

AutoNews - Sat, 2014-04-19 01:01
As a young man, Emery Ward Jr. fell in love in 1936 -- with a Ford. He never got over the attraction. In fact, the older he got, the more it intensified.
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Audi starts digital agency review

AutoNews - Fri, 2014-04-18 16:18
Audi of America has begun a review of its digital agency business, people familiar with the matter told Advertising Age, an affiliate of Automotive News.
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5 must-know restaurant news stories: April 18, 2014

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2014-04-18 15:27
NRN Editors Nation's Restaurant News editors select the top industry stories of the day Nation's Restaurant News editors select the top industry stories of the day Content Classification:  Curated

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U.S. dealers grapple with recall pain -- missing parts, overtime, lost sales

AutoNews - Fri, 2014-04-18 15:23
With multimillion-unit recalls by GM and Toyota, and numerous smaller recalls by other automakers, dealerships in the United States are grappling with missing parts, rising overtime costs for technicians, frustrated customers, and lost sales.
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Research: Taco Bell's breakfast launch a success

Nation's Restaurant News - Fri, 2014-04-18 14:59
Results from BrandIndex, NRN Social 200 indicate rising consumer perception

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Bennigan's picks Fla. for second restaurant with new design

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
Bennigan's Franchising will open its second restaurant featuring a new design in Melbourne, Fla., this summer, making it the  -More
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Maui Wowi offers variety in smoothies, coffee and franchising

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
The Maui Wowi coffee and smoothie company brings island flavors to the mainland and features a franchise model that offers a  -More
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Retro Fitness to open 300 gyms in next 3 years

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
Retro Fitness has begun an aggressive growth strategy to open 300 gyms in the next three years in existing and new markets su -More
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Sonic seeks franchisees for 1,000 new units by 2024

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
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Is your restaurant safe for patrons with allergies?

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
The number of children with food allergies is on the rise and celiac disease may be more common than was first thought, accor -More
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4 essential elements to include in your business plan

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
The lean startup strategy popularized in Silicon Valley doesn't eliminate the need for a business plan, writes Sabrina Parson -More

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Tech is key to winning millennials, study says

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
Restaurant brands are most likely to win over millennial consumers if they're finding innovative and useful new ways to integ -More
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Midscale lodging brands are leveraging new designs to drive growth

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
Amid sub-par revenue-per-available-room increases and lagging supply growth in the upper-midscale and midscale hotel segments -More

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IFA's Steve Caldeira addresses Restaurant Leadership Council

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
IFA President and CEO Steve Caldeira, CFE, presented a public policy update to the nearly 2,000 attendees of the Restaurant L -More
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SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
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Conn. lawmakers reject minimum wage penalty bill

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
The finance committee of the Connecticut legislature rejected a bill that would have penalized large companies for each hour  -More
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N.Y. lawmakers propose minimum wage boost to $15 per hour

SmartBrief - Fri, 2014-04-18 13:59
A group of New York City legislators is working to boost the minimum wage to $15 per hour for employees at businesses that ma -More

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